We have all been guilty of taking the easy way out or doing things with horses the fast way instead of the safe way. After being left with post-concussive syndrome after an accident in March, I feel it is my responsibility to remind others of the importance of safety with horses.
Horses, like most species of ungulates, are social animals with complex social structures and hierarchies. This article will discuss the basics of equine social behaviors within the herd, and how factors such as age, gender, and the environment play a role.
Horses bite? Sadly, they can and do. How do you keep from getting bitten? Read on to discover ways to handle a horse that is prone to nipping.
What do you do if your horse bucks? Why is he doing it? Is he deliberately trying to get you off or not?